Book Review: Queen’s Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle

Queen's Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle

I love a well-written historical fiction and the novel Queen’s Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle definitely fits the description. The novel covers the life of Katherine Parr, King Henry VIII’s last queen. After becoming widowed for a second time, Parr is obliged to return to court and falls in love with Thomas Seymour. Their love is not meant to […]

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Author Q&A: Elizabeth L. Silver

Elizabeth L Silver

Last month, From Left to Write members read and discussed The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth L. Silver.  Our members had a chance to interview the author about her debut novel and its fascinating characters. We promise to be (mostly) spoiler free. If you haven’t read it yet, you should definitely add it […]

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August Book Club Announcement: The Whole Fromage by Kathe Lison

The Whole Fromage by Kathe Lison

Earlier this month we took you to Hawaii with This Is Paradise. Now we head to France to discover its rich cheese history in The Whole Fromage by Kathe Lison. If you’ve never thought about how artisan cheese is made, you won’t have to wonder anymore. Lison takes her with us as she travels across France to learn […]

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Book Club Day: This Is Paradise

In my fantasy world, I’m sitting on the beach with a cocktail, waves lapping at my toes. It’s the perfect setting to sit and read all day long. Would that be considered Paradise? Today we’re discussing a more specific paradise: Hawaii. Our first book club selection for August is This Is Paradise, a collection of short […]

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Do You Read Classic Science Fiction & Fantasy Books?

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A couple of evenings ago, I had chat with my Twitter friend KylieKats about our favorite sci fi fantasy books. Turns out we both love the classics from this genre. I’m such an old school science fiction and fantasy reader. I fell in love with the genre back in middle school, with my discovery of Chronicles of […]

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Monday Mail Bag: New Books!

I’m totally behind on my reading after attending (and speaking!) at BlogHer a week ago. I don’t have any reviews to share right now, but I thought you might like a peek into my mail bag. Just as I sat down to write this, the UPS guy brought a couple of books. Of course I […]

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